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The Time to Lead – ACRL Seeks Nominees for Section Offices

April 25, 2023 Lauren Carlton 0

Standing for ACRL section office is an opportunity to become involved with important issues affecting academic and research librarians in the 21st century, gain leadership experience, and build ties with colleagues. It is also an opportunity to be of service to your ACRL section community, ensuring that it continues to […]

Recognizing Community Colleges and their Libraries

April 20, 2023 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Editor’s note: To celebrate Community College Month, ACRL has asked Walter Butler (PhD, MLIS), Director of Library and Information Services at Santa Monica College and a Director-at-Large member of the ACRL Board of Directors, to share the value of libraries at community colleges. It is so exciting to know that […]

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ANSS Seeks AAA Liaison

April 6, 2023 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026) for the position of ACRL liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA). The AAA liaison is responsible for outreach, education, and communication between AAA and ACRL, which […]

Celebrate Community College Month with ACRL!

April 5, 2023 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

April is Community College Month, and that presents a great opportunity to get the word out about why community colleges matter, how your college is serving your community’s needs today, and why public support for community colleges is more important than ever. Free Project Outcome Webinar Join us on Tuesday, […]

Celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Week!

April 4, 2023 Lauren Carlton 0

April 3-7, 2023, is Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. Started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students, the week seeks to “emphasize the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States.” To celebrate our student members and all LIS students […]

ALA/ACRL Election Now Open!

March 13, 2023 Elois Sharpe 0

Voting in the 2023 ALA/ACRL election opens today, March 13! ALA members will receive an email announcement containing voting instructions.  If you do not receive an email by March 16, please contact ALA Membership Relations and Services at 1-800-545-2433 or The polls close at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on […]

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2023 ACRL Environmental Scan

March 2, 2023 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee releases an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing impact on academic libraries. The 2023 Environmental Scan (PDF) provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of academic and […]

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Celebrate International Love Data Week 2023!

February 13, 2023 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

February 13-17, 2023 is International Love Data Week, an initiative of ICPSR at the University of Michigan. This year’s theme is “Data: Agent of Change”, encouraging librarians to inspire your community to use data to bring about changes that matter Take a look at the large variety of data products […]